Artaud and His Doubles (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance) by Kimberly Jannarone PDF

By Kimberly Jannarone

Artaud and His Doubles is an intensive re-thinking of 1 of the main influential theater figures of the 20th century. putting Artaud's writing in the particular context of ecu political, theatrical, and highbrow background, the booklet unearths Artaud's affinities with a anxious array of anti-intellectual and reactionary writers and artists whose ranks swelled catastrophically among the wars in Western Europe.

Kimberly Jannarone indicates that Artaud's paintings unearths units of doubles: one, a physique of particularly chronic got interpretations from the yank experimental theater and French post-structuralist readings of the Sixties; and, , a darker set of doubles---those of Artaud's contemporaries who, within the tumultuous, alienated, and pessimistic surroundings enveloping a lot of Europe after global battle I, denounced the degradation of civilization, yearned for cosmic purification, and referred to as for an ecstatic lack of the self. Artaud and His Doubles will generate provocative new discussions approximately Artaud and essentially problem the best way we glance at his paintings and ideas.

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